Route & Parking

The SPAR European Championships Cross Country Tilburg 2018 will take place at Beekse Bergen. This location is easily accessible by public transport or car.

Navigation address:
Beekse Bergen 1
Hilvarenbeek

Travelling from Schiphol Airport

Once you have arrived at Schiphol Airport follow the signs that lead you to the trains. There are a couple of options you can choose from to get to the Tilburg 2018 SPAR European Cross Country Championships.

  1. From Station Schiphol Airport take the ‘NS Intercity Direct train’ to station Rotterdam Central. Please note that for this specific train you need to pay an extra supplement of €2,40. Get out in Rotterdam Central and from Rotterdam Central you take the ‘NS Intercity’ to Station Breda and get out at Station Breda. From there you take the ‘NS Intercity’ to Eindhoven and get out at Station Tilburg.
  2. From Station Schiphol Airport take the ‘NS Intercity’ to Nijmegen and get out at Station Utrecht Central. From there take the ‘NS Intercity’ towards Maastricht and get out at Station ‘S-Hertogenbosch. Then take the ‘NS Intercity’ towards Roosendaal and get out at Station Tilburg.
  3. From Station Schiphol Airport take the ‘NS Intercity’ towards Venlo and get out at Station ‘S-Hertogenbosch. From there take the ‘NS Sprinter’ towards Dordrecht and get out at Station Tilburg.

You can buy a ticket at one of the ticket machines. You can pay with debit card, credit card and coins. Depending on which option you choose it will take you around one and a half hours to get to Tilburg Central. From there you can take the bus service between Tilburg Central station and Beekse Bergen (Venue). Keep this in mind so you don’t miss any performances!

Travelling form Eindhoven Airport

Once you have arrived at Eindhoven Airport follow the signs that will lead you to the bus area. There are two options you can choose from to get to the Tilburg 2018 SPAR European Cross Country Championships.

  1. From Eindhoven Airport take ‘Hermes Bus 400’ towards Eindhoven Station. Get out at Eindhoven Station and follow the signs to get to the train area. Take the ‘NS Intercity’ towards Breda and get out at Station Tilburg.
  2. From Eindhoven Airport take ‘Hermes Bus 20’ towards Best Station. Get out at Best Station and follow the signs to get to the train area. Take the ‘NS Sprinter’ towards Tilburg Universiteit and get out at Station Tilburg.

You can buy a train ticket at one of the ticket machines and for the bus you can buy a ticket from the bus driver (these prices vary, but make sure you have about €6 – €7 euro cash for a bus ticket). You can pay your train ticket via debit card, credit card and coins.  Depending on which option you choose it will take you around one and a half hours to get to Tilburg Central. From there you can take the bus service between Tilburg Central station and Beekse Bergen (Venue). Keep this in mind so you don’t miss any performances!

More information

All the information about public transportation in The Netherlands can be found on www.9292.nl and www.ns.nl. These websites also have app’s that you can download so you can easily plan your trip to Tilburg 2018 SPAR European Cross Country Championships! Both airports, most train stations and trains have Wi-Fi for you to check the train times and from which platform the trains depart from.

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Bus Service

The location is easily accessible by public transport. From the train station it is 15 minutes left by bus. Be warned: the bus drives only once an hour! From the bus stop “Safaripark” it is a 500-meter walk to the entrance of the event. For more information about public transport, have a look at official website www.ns.nl or www.9292.nl.

Connection train/bus

There is a directly train going to Tilburg from the train stations Eindhoven, Breda and ‘s-Hertogenbosch. From the train station of Tilburg, you have to follow the yellow sign posts to the bus station. Take bus “143 Reusel via Hilvarenbeek” and leave the bus at bus stop “Safaripark”. The bus stops will be announced and shown at the screens in the bus. When you have left the bus, follow the sign posts to the entrance of the event. From the bus stop, go right, take the stairs to get to the bridge and walk from here on to the entrance.

Car

Parking at Beekse Bergen is 5 euros. If you come by car, you could park at the parking place of ‘Speelland Beekse Bergen’. You could navigate your car to this address: Beekse Bergen 1, Hilvarenbeek.

From the direction of Breda (A58)

Take the exit Hilvarenbeek on the highway (number 10). At the traffic lights you should take a right turn to the N269. After 850m take the right exit to Beekse Bergen. Now you will enter the venue of Beekse Bergen, from now on you should follow parking signs of P-eventcenter.

From the direction of Eindhoven and ‘s-Hertogenbosch (A58)

Take the exit Hilvarenbeek on the highway (number 10).  At the traffic lights you should take a left turn to the N269. After 1,2k take the right exit to Beekse Bergen. Now you will enter the venue of Beekse Bergen, from now on you should follow parking signs of P-eventcenter.

The parking facilities are directly next to the entrance of the event centre. During the event there are several traffic controllers who will lead you to the parking place. We friendly ask you to follow the instructions of the traffic controllers at any time.